london: rashid rana

© lisson gallery / rashid rana - desperately seeking paradise II [2007-2010] today sees the opening of artist rashid rana's solo exhibition at lisson gallery. hailing from lahore, he is widely seen as the most prominent contemporary artist working in south asia today. showcased are a series of key works in which he redeploys photographic imagery in varied formats including installation, sculpture, and large-scale photographic prints. the shift between two and three dimensionality is further explored in desperately seeking paradise II, a large-scale stainless steel cube sliced through with a photographic mosaic of image fragments. in this work, rana manipulates reflection and printed imagery to create tension between surface and depth. location: 52-54 bell street [marylebone].
© lisson gallery / rashid rana - detail of desperately seeking paradise II [2007-2010]